World Cup Qualifier: Atinga replaces John Boye in Kampala clash

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After his scintillating performance in the just ended WAFU tourney, Hearts of Oak  and Black Stars B defender Vincent Atingah is expected to feature for Ghana against the Cranes of Uganda in the penultimate world cup qualifier in Kampala in a fortnight. Coach Kwasi Appiah released a 29-man list on Tuesday afternoon naming the towering defender alongside two other players (Isaac Twum – Inter Allies & Joseph Addo – Aduana Stars ) from the Ghana premier league. Atinga was very instrumental in landing the nation’s first major silverware on the African…

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BLACK STARS: Kwesi Appiah finally hands John Antwi debut call up

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Egypt based Ghanaian star John Antwi could finally make his long awaited appearance for the senior national team of Ghana after being named in a 29-man contingent for upcoming the World Cup Qualifier and international friendly against Saudi Arabia. Coach Kwesi Appiah handed the Misr El Mekassa goal monger his first call up alongside  five other debutants as the Black Stars play Uganda in a return fixture of the 2018 World Cup Qualifier in Kampala. Antwi who was named in the Egyptian team of the season opened his goal account for…

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John Antwi: A ruthless predator who is worshiped in North Africa.

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It is rare to see a striker from sub-Saharan Africa making waves in any of the North African leagues be it Morocco, Tunisia, Algeria, Libya and Egypt but the last five years has seen Ghana striker John Antwi tormenting defenders and goalkeepers across the length and breadth of Egypt. The nimble footed attacker has banged in 55 goals in a combined 100 appearances for Ismaily, Al Ahly and El Makasa. The former Dreams FC attacker has made legends such as Essam El Hadary and several others weep in broad day…

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Youth Development: I am very glad with our output in the special tournament-Alfred Dzanie

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Dreams FC Youth team deputy manager, Alfred Dzanie says he was glad with the output of his palyers in the ongoing special tournament at the Accra Academy School field. The youth side of Dreams FC which included a blend of players of their two feeder clubs Still Believe FC and In God We Trust drew 1-1 with Cheetah FC in the first game before recording a pulsating 2-2 draw with Charity FC in the second game. Dzanie insists the results of both games was a true reflection of proceedings and…

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President Akufo-Addo reward Black Stars B with US$ 100,000

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The President of the Republic of Ghana HE Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has has honored the Black Stars B team for winning the just-ended WAFU Tournament. The first gentleman of Ghana rewarded the team with a cash prize of US$ 100,000 for bringing honor to the nation. President Akufo-Addo made the cash-prize reward known during the team’s visit to the Flagstaff House in Accra on Tuesday Afternoon. The Black Stars B annihilated eternal football rivals Nigeria by four goals to one in the grand finale of the competition after seeing…

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The GPL gate fees should be reduced-Oduro Sarfo

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TP Mazembe representative for West Africa, Oduro Sarfo has called on the local football ruling bodies to revise gate fees. Sarfo who is also the CEO of Sibosuro Consult explained that a reduction in the gate fees will attract more fans into the stadium as it happened in the just-ended WAFU tournament. “Looking at what happened in the WAFU competition where the stadium was always full to capacity then we have to look at our gate fee charges.” Sarfo indicated “I think in some way, the money we take from…

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Inter Zapresic outdoor Obeng Regan

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Croatian Premier League side Inter Zapresic have unveiled officially Ghana midfielder Obeng Regan. The 23-year-old midfielder signed for the Zagreb-based club on loan from Serbian Superliga club FK Cukaricki just before the 2017 summer transfer window ended. Regan’s work permit delayed but he had it on Friday which enabled him to travel to Croatia on Tuesday to start his career with Inter. The hugely talented left-footed central midfielder has already being tagged as the new ” Luka Modric” by the Inter fans as they see a resemblance in the Ghanaian…

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Steve Bruce lauds Albert Adomah

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Aston Villa boss Steve Bruce has commended in-form Ghana winger Albert Adomah following his great show in Saturday’s win over Nottingham Forest. Adomah was on the score sheet for the second successive week as Villa recorded a convincing 2-1 victory over Nottingham Forest on Saturday. The Ghanaian winger who was finding things difficult under Bruce has now become the gaffer’s favourite player and he has praised his performance. “He’s responded exactly how you want any player to. There’s been no sulking – he’s got on with it,” Bruce told the…

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Inter set to swoop for Andre Ayew

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Ghana international Andre Ayew could join Inter Milan in the winter transfer window According to reports, Inter Milan are planning a January raid on West Ham for Andre Ayew. Inter boss Luciano Spalletti is reportedly a fan of Ayew and has already failed to sign him three times. Ayew has slipped down the pecking order at the East London club following the arrival of Marko Arnautovic from Stoke this summer and the club may be open to selling him in order to cash in on a deal. He may also…

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Enugu Rangers to swoop for Patrick Razak

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Nigerian champions Enugu Rangers are interested in Accra Hearts of Oak winger Patrick Razak after watching his exploits on Sunday for Ghana in the finals of the 2017 WAFU Tournament. The pacy wide man came into the game late in the second half and won two penalties for the Black Stars B whilst he also set up Winful Cobbina for the fourth as Ghana routed the Nigeria by four goals to one. The output of Razak is said to have caught the eyes of the scout of Enugu Rangers who…

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